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Environmentally Safe, In Situ Surface-Protection of Carbon Steel Structures

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
36426
Program Year/Program:
1997 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
36426
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Accurate Automation Corporation
7001 Shallowford Road Chattanooga, TN -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1997
Title: Environmentally Safe, In Situ Surface-Protection of Carbon Steel Structures
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

A special purpose robot to remove corrosion from the interior surfaces of the ductwork in AEDC's Engine Test Facility (ETF) will be designed and developed. The robot willimplemnt the Laser Induced Surface Improvement (LISI) process which alloys the interior surface of the ductwork with a chromimum compound. The system will include a remotely operated robot capable of traversing the ETF ductwork, fiber optic system for focusing and scanning the energy from a remote YAG laser onto the interior surface of the ETF ductwork, a delivery system for the alloying compound, and an instrumentation package to facilitate precise control of the robotic system.

Principal Investigator:

Lindley A. Carlton
4238944646

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Accurate Automation Corp.
7001 Shallowford Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37421

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No